Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
updated: Mar 11, 2017, 9:17 AM
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Nature of Incident: Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
Location: Lockwood Valley Sheriff's Station
Date & Time: March 10, 2017
Unit(s) Responsible: West County Patrol Services/Lockwood Valley Sheriff's Station
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Lockwood Valley Sheriff's Station, is applying for a grant from the
California State Park Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division. The 2017 State Parks grant budget is
anticipated to be about $5,200,000 designated for distribution to law enforcement agencies within the state.
The Sheriff's Office is seeking approximately $78,070 of the designated funds.
The Lockwood Valley Sheriff's Station jurisdictional area is approximately 610 square miles in the northern
backcountry of Ventura County. This includes areas of the Los Padres National Forest and Hungry Valley
State Vehicular Recreation Area. These areas include approximately 300 miles of dedicated recreational Off-
Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails. Deputies assigned to the Lockwood Valley Sheriff's Station regularly patrol
these OHV areas and are subject to call outs for OHV related collisions and search and rescue calls for
The funds being sought will enable deputies to establish off-highway patrols in an effort to provide
information and education, as well as enforcement actions as needed. The grant application can be viewed
and your comment(s) can be submitted at the California State Parks OHV Division website
www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. Comments can be made from March 7, 2017 through April 3, 2017.
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